Definition of College. Meaning of College. Synonyms of College

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word College. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word College and, of course, College synonyms and on the right images related to the word College.

Definition of College

College
College Col"lege, n. [F. coll[`e]ge, L. collegium, fr. collega colleague. See Colleague.] 1. A collection, body, or society of persons engaged in common pursuits, or having common duties and interests, and sometimes, by charter, peculiar rights and privileges; as, a college of heralds; a college of electors; a college of bishops. The college of the cardinals. --Shak. Then they made colleges of sufferers; persons who, to secure their inheritance in the world to come, did cut off all their portion in this. --Jer. Taylor. 2. A society of scholars or friends of learning, incorporated for study or instruction, esp. in the higher branches of knowledge; as, the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge Universities, and many American colleges. Note: In France and some other parts of continental Europe, college is used to include schools occupied with rudimentary studies, and receiving children as pupils. 3. A building, or number of buildings, used by a college. ``The gate of Trinity College.' --Macaulay. 4. Fig.: A community. [R.] Thick as the college of the bees in May. --Dryden. College of justice, a term applied in Scotland to the supreme civil courts and their principal officers. The sacred college, the college or cardinals at Rome.

Meaning of College from wikipedia

- A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one. A college may be a degree-awarding tertiary educational institution...
- College football refers to American or Canadian football pla**** by teams of student athletes. It was through college football play that American football...
- The **** Lives of College Girls is an American teen comedy-drama streaming television series created by Mindy Kaling and Justin Noble that premiered on...
- designated the college a land-grant institution in 1863, making it the first of the land-grant colleges in the United States. The college became coeducational...
- The United States Electoral College is the group of presidential electors required by the Constitution to form every four years for the sole purpose of...
- Harvard College is the undergraduate college of Harvard University, an Ivy League research university in Cambridge, M****achusetts. Founded in 1636, Harvard...
- Boston College (BC) is a private Jesuit research university in Chestnut Hill, M****achusetts. Founded in 1863, the university has more than 9,300 full-time...
- the College of New Jersey, Princeton is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered...
- Lafayette businessman John Purdue donated land and money to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name. The first classes...
- University College London, which operates as UCL, is a public research university in London, United Kingdom. It is a member institution of the federal...